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" Discretion of speech is more than eloquence ; and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal, is more than to speak in good words or in good order. "
Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately - Page 359
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1864
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1860
...eloquence, and to speake agreably to him, with whome we deale is more the to speake in good wordes or in good order. ^[ A good continued speech without a good speech of interlocution sheweth slownesse : and a good reply or second speech without a good set speech sheweth shallownesse...
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The Essays, Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral: And, The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1861 - 360 pages
...thought he would mar a good dinner." Discretion of speech is more than eloquence; and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal, is more than to speak in...are weakest in the course, are yet nimblest in the turn ; as it is betwixt the greyhound and the hare. To use too many circumstances, ere one come to...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1861 - 586 pages
...he would mar a good dinner.' Discretion of speech is more than eloquence ; and to speak agreeably'to him with whom we deal, is more than to speak in good...are weakest in the course, are yet nimblest in the 1 Galliard. A sprightly dance, ' Gav galliards here my love shall dance, Whilst I my foes goe fighte.'...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...thought he would mar a good dinner." Discretion of speech is more than eloquence ; and to speak agreeable to him with whom we deal, is more than to speak in...continued speech, without a good speech of interlocution, shews slowness ; and a good reply, or second speech, without a good settled speech, sheweth ehallowness...
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Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1864
...is more than eloquence ; and to speake agreeably to him with whom wee deale, is more then to speake in good words, or in good order. A good continued speech without a good speech of interlocution, sheweth slownesse : and a good reply, or second speech, without a good setled speech, sheweth shallownesse...
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Chambers's readings in English prose ... 1558 to 1860

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...thought he would mar a good dinner.' Discretion of speech is more than eloquence ; and to speak agreeable to him with whom we deal, is more than to speak in...continued speech, without a good speech of interlocution, shews slowness ; and a good reply, or second speech, without a good settled speech, sheweth shallowness...
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Lord Bacon's Essays: With a Sketch of His Life and Character, Reviews of His ...

Francis Bacon - 1867 - 426 pages
...would mar a good [16] dinner." Discretion of speech is more than eloquence ; and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal, is more than to speak in good words, or in good [17] order. A good continued speech, without a good [12.] Speech of touch towards others : of particular...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1868 - 641 pages
...he would mar a good dinner.' Discretion of speech is more than eloquence ; and to speak agreeably'to him with whom we deal, is more than to speak in good...are weakest in the course, are yet nimblest in the ' Galliard. A sprighlly dance. ' Gay galliardx here my love shall dance, Whilst I my foes goe fighte.'...
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Bacon's Essays and Colours of Good and Evil

Francis Bacon - 1868 - 388 pages
...Speech, is more then Eloquence; And to speak agreeably to him, with whom we deale, is more then to speake in good Words, or in good Order. A good continued Speech, without a good Speech of Interlocution, shews Slownesse: And a Good Reply, or Second Speech, without a good Setled Speech, sheweth Shallownesse...
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A Harmony of the Essays, Etc. of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1871 - 584 pages
...wearifome; to vfe none at all, is blunt. V.. 1625. aet. 65. with whom we deale, is more then to fpeake in good Words, or in good Order. A good continued Speech, without a good Speech of Interlocution, fhews Slowneffe: And a Good Reply, orSecond Speech, without a good Setled Speech, fheweth Shallowneffe...
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